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Sponsored post: Deeper business insights for mobile services leader

Keeping revenue-generating systems up and running can make or break an organization. Becoming aware of issues before they turn into problems is at the heart of maintaining availability. Learn how Clickatell, a leader in mobile messaging services, uses Splunk for improved business metrics, customer service and availability.

Sponsored post: Securely manage business documents in the cloud

Cloud-based collaboration tools streamline external and internal communication and allow distributed teams to share information seamlessly. But easy file sharing can also lead to easy file hacking. Lock down your confidential company information with a document management platform that provides true enterprise-level security.

Gigaom Research webinar: taking in-memory OLTP mainstream

Gigaom Research analysts discuss changes that have come together to make in-memory OLTP possible. Join us along with our sponsor Microsoft on May 6.

Upcoming Gigaom event: To OpenStack or not? That is the question

OpenStack will turn four this year. Now that it’s no longer a toddler, what can enterprises expect from this still- emerging open standard? Should you invest or move on to more popular options?

Gigaom Research webinar: flash storage: when, why and how to get there

In our next webinar, our panel will delve into how businesses can understand the value of flash storage and build a sensible, staged implementation plan to maximize benefits while reducing risk. Join us on May 1.

Sponsored post: Deeper business insights for mobile services leader

Keeping revenue-generating systems up and running can make or break an organization. Becoming aware of issues before they turn into problems is at the heart of maintaining availability. Learn how Clickatell, a leader in mobile messaging services, uses Splunk for improved business metrics, customer service and availability.

Sponsored post: Learn & lead: USC Advanced Management Program for Digital Leaders

DISRUPTION. INNOVATION. CONVERGENCE.
Digital technologies are transforming the communications, technology and entertainment sectors. USC’s Advanced Management Program is a five-day course that covers business strategy in the age of mobile, digital, social, big data and the cloud with a focus on leadership and innovation.

Sponsored post: Is the whole BYO-X trend driving you to BYOB?

The “bring your own” acronym syndrome now has the cloud primed for inclusion in the tech lexicon. Is BYOC the next BYOD? IT administration
is looking more and more democratic, but who is in charge of company data and organizational structure?

Upcoming Gigaom Event: Play golf with cloud execs and help raise funds for a great cause!

Join us on June 17 for the Gigaom Cloud Classic Charity Golf Tournament. This will be a great day of golf at the beautiful TPC Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco on the day before Structure 2014. You’ll play alongside conference executives and sponsors, plus help raise awareness and support for GLIDE in San Francisco.

Sponsored post: Should you send your email in the cloud?

If your business sends more than 200 emails per day, consider the benefits to your deliverability, scalability and data insights if you move your email program from an in-house infrastructure to a cloud-based email service provider.

Sponsored post: Advertising can be so much more than a clickthrough

Building an advertising-based business from scratch is hard. When we first decided that a platform should have non-traditional advertising, people thought we were crazy (they still do!). We could have plastered our pages with annoying, intrusive banners and hit the jackpot. But we took the long road instead, putting discovery at the center.

Sponsored post: Learn & lead: USC Advanced Management Program for Digital Leaders

DISRUPTION. INNOVATION. CONVERGENCE.
Digital technologies are transforming the communications, technology and entertainment sectors. USC’s Advanced Management Program is a five-day course that covers business strategy in the age of mobile, digital, social, big data and the cloud with a focus on leadership and innovation.

This week on Gigaom Research: OpenStack + VMware and legal considerations for 3D printing

For a deeper dive into the topics and technologies covered on Gigaom, check out the latest in-depth analysis from Gigaom Research. New reports this week examine macro trends in technology, 3D printing, and OpenStack.

Lights, camera, interaction: Why video data is a crucial part of the enterprise value chain

Video data holds a treasure trove of marketing data, yet few companies know how to gather and analyze that data in a smart way. Now that the tools are available and more accessible, more companies can analyze this data to better understand their sales and marketing numbers.

Gigaom Research webinar: Instinct meets evidence: pushing sales limits with operational data

To take full advantage of what data analytics can offer and integrate data into every decision process, businesses must put flexible tools directly in the hands of operations. This webinar will evaluate the challenges to and potential for creating predictive data tools and making those tools available and useful to knowledge workers.

Sponsored post: How is mobile ops different from web?

Operations teams today are responsible for managing web applications and services. Accordingly, there is a tendency for individuals to regard mobile operations as simply an extension of their traditional web application functions. Not approaching mobile operations as significantly different, however, is a recipe for disaster.

Sponsored post: Cloud computing helps organizations access advanced technologies and increase agility

For greater agility — and to meet the demanding needs of analytics and business intelligence consumers — cloud computing helps organizations tap into a technology delivery model that offers sophisticated platforms and solutions and reduces corporate capital expenditures.

Gigaom Research webinar: the internet of things: making it happen in your business

This webinar will map the spectrum of IoT use cases through current examples, help businesses find their place on that spectrum, and provide guidance on scoping and implementing the IoT in their businesses. Join us on April 22.

Sponsored post: Are your mobile apps responding fast enough?

Mobile apps depend on several third-party cloud and application services. These include authentication, analytics services, content delivery networks and various internal or CRM systems. All of these cloud-based services must perform well in order to deliver a great end-user experience.

Sponsored post: SurveyMonkey gains deep customer insights with Splunk

Gathering, tracking and analyzing customer metrics can be a challenge. Many of today’s tools only give a one-dimensional view of customer website interactions. Learn how SurveyMonkey, the world’s largest survey company, uses Splunk to gather business intelligence and in-depth metrics tracking well beyond typical analytics solutions.

Gigaom Research webinar: mobile data security and compliance: lessons from health care

In our next analyst webinar, our panel addresses the security challenges businesses face as they expose more data to mobile devices. Join Gigaom Research and our sponsor CloudMine on April 17.